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The voting was tight but January’s winning READERS’ CHOICE POEM is

The importance of maps  –  by Finola Scott

Congratulations to Finola, who will receive the customary Prize Mug.

The EDITOR’S CHOICE POEM (selected by Char March) is

Paving Intentions  –  by Sid Smith

We are pleased that Winston Plowes has kindly agreed to step into the breach and select the Editor’s Choice Poem of the Month for February.

Winston lives aboard his floating home near Hebden Bridge, Calderdale with his lucky black cat, Fatty. He teaches creative writing in schools and for adult groups for a living, and was Poet in Residence for The Hebden Bridge Arts Festival 2012-14. His collection of surrealist poetry Telephones, Love Hearts & Jellyfish (Electric Press) was published in 2016. More info at www.winstonplowes.co.uk


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